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Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

Assistant Professor of Speech-Language Pathology

DISCIPLINE Speech-Language Pathology DISCIPLINE Speech/Hearing Science TYPE Faculty

The Hearing and Speech Department at the University of Kansas Medical Center seeks candidates for a tenure-track position in Speech-Language Pathology/Speech or Language Science at the rank of Assistant Professor. The position is expected to begin as early as August 2020. 

The University of Kansas Medical Center is a major comprehensive research and teaching center with numerous centers, and institutes, including the Hogland Brain Imaging Center, the Alzheimer’s Disease Center, the Cancer Institute, and the Center for Aging.  These centers offer numerous resources including subject recruitment, funding, and research design.  The medical center includes the Schools of Health Professions, Medicine, and Nursing, which together enroll about 2500 students. The newly-completed 171,000 square foot Health Education Building provides functional spaces to support meaningful connections and interprofessional collaboration with advanced technology classrooms and state-of-the-art clinical and simulation labs.

The successful candidate will be expected to (1) develop an extramurally funded research program in their area of expertise and to regularly disseminate findings in peer-reviewed publications and presentations, (2) teach graduate courses in the Speech-Language Pathology M.A., clinical doctorate (SLP.D.), and Ph.D. degree programs in the Department of Hearing and Speech, which is part of the University of Kansas’ nationally ranked Intercampus Program in Communicative Disorders, (3) advise and mentor graduate students, including M.A. theses, Ph.D. dissertations, and SLP.D. capstone research projects, and (4) provide service to the department, school, university, and discipline at a level commensurate with their rank.

Additional Info

Contact Name : Tiffany Johnson

Contact Address : University of Kansas Medical Center<br />Department of Hearing and Speech<br />3901 Rainbow Blvd, MS 3039<br />Kansas City, KS 66160<br />

Contact Email :

Contact Phone : 913-588-5937

Instructions : Review of applications will begin on Nov. 1, 2019. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. For a complete announcement and to apply online, go to and search for position 01203491. With the online application, be prepared to submit an application cover letter that details your teaching and research interests including plans for sustainable funding, a CV, and a list of three references. Questions regarding the position or the application process should be directed to Dr. Tiffany Johnson, Search Committee Chair, by email: or phone: 913-588-5937. EO/AA Employer. <br /><br />Applications must be submitted through the KUMC website to be considered for this position. Applications submitted via email or Indeed will NOT be reviewed or considered.<br />

Application Deadline : 11/1/2019

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